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The Basics of Catfish Farming

The Basics of Catfish Farming

Aquaculture
Catfish farming in the Philippines has seen a significant surge in popularity, largely due to the demand for their tender and delicious meat. As more farmers and entrepreneurs are venturing into this industry, it's crucial to understand the fundamentals of catfish farming. Fortunately, scientists at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center- Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AD) have provided valuable insights, making it easier for individuals to start and manage catfish farms. In this article, we will explore the basics of catfish farming, including the catfish species, feeding and breeding practices, and essential tips for success. The Asian Catfish The Asian catfish, scientifically known as Clarias macrocephalus, is a freshwater fish native to the Philippines, primarily found...